A 37-year-old Tampa police officer has died following complications from the coronavirus, according to the Tampa Police Department.
Officer Matthew S. Coleman's death was announced by the department in a Facebook post Wednesday evening.
Coleman, a field training officer in District II, had worked at the Tampa Police Department since Sept. 30, 2014, officials said.
Before becoming a Tampa police officer, he had worked at the Polk County Sheriff's Office, starting there in June 2008, according to the post.
Coleman leaves behind a wife and children, police said.
Donations to the family may be made through the Tampa Police Benevolent Association.
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